Sunny Gardens vegetables summer 2019

July Gardening Tips

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Planting To have colour from late summer to fall, plant begonias, impatiens, salvia, marigolds, verbena, and zinnias. For permanent plantings, try perennials such as bearded iris, lavender, coreopsis, statice, gazanias, and gloriosa daisy. For a late harvest of beans, beets, carrots, corn, cucumbers, and summer squash, sow seeds or plant seedlings. Plant full sun annuals […]

Sunny Gardens | June Gardening Tips

June Gardening Tips

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Planting Plant basil, rosemary, thyme, sage, savory, mint, coriander, parsley, or chives. You can plant seedlings or most herbs start well by seed. It’s not too late to start warm-season crops: corn, beans tomatoes, squash, peppers, eggplant. Plant or sow summer annuals such as salvia, nasturtiums, vinca, verbena, geraniums, phlox, marigolds, lobelia, impatiens, cosmos, sunflowers, […]

Sunny Gardens | May Gardening Tips

May Gardening Tips

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May Tips Plant seed or seedlings of warm-season crops like: tomatoes peas beans sweet corn cucumbers eggplants melons peppers pumpkins and summer squash. Sow beets, carrots, lettuce, and radishes. Plant herbs such as: thyme sage parsley chives basil. Plant spring flowering shrubs like: rhododendrons azaleas camellias. Plant or sow summer annuals such as: geraniums marigolds […]

Sunny Gardens | April Gardening Tips

April Gardening Tips

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April tips When purchasing bedding annuals this spring, choose properly grown plants with good colour. Buy plants with well-developed root systems that are vigorous, but not too large for their pots, and lots if unopened buds. Plants that bloom in the pack are often bound by root and can be set back for several weeks […]